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Workshops and Events

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WORKSHOPS
Workshops are available to students and alumni. Topics include resumes & cover letters, interview skills, various specialty career field search strategies, and preparation for graduate school.
MADISON METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT INFORMATION SESSION -- for K-12 Educators
Overview: Human Resources Specialists from MMSD will share information about their district, review the application process, and answer your questions in this informal group meeting.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 25
REGISTER NOW

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RESUME AND COVER LETTER WRITING -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: Learn how to write an effective resume and cover letter. During 5:30-6:00, Career Center staff will be available to answer questions about tailoring your resume to your specific major.

Monday, February 22, 2016, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 30
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JOB SEARCHING IN AND OUT OF STATE/LICENSING FOR TEACHERS -- for K-12 Educators
Overview: This workshop offers support as you work on locating and applying for positions, both in Wisconsin and other states. Mitchell Patton from EAS will discuss the process of obtaining your license.

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 29
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JOB SEARCH 101 -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: This workshop will provide you with an overview of the job search process including a timeline which will identify first steps to take and how to prepare for future steps.

Monday, March 7, 2016, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 30
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WERF PREPARATION -- for K-12 Educators
Overview: This is a great opportunity to learn more about WERF (Wisconsin Education Recruitment Fair) and ways to prepare for the fair!

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 32
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INTERVIEWING BASICS -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: In this workshop, we'll cover the basics of interviewing: what to expect, what to bring, and how to prepare. We'll also discuss ways to transform interviewing from intimidating to exciting!

Monday, April 4, 2016, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 28
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LIGHTNING RESUME REVIEW -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: Meet with a Career Consultant for a 15 minute feedback session on your resume. Great preparation opportunity for the fair!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
What to Bring: Printed copy of your resume
4/6, 3:30-3:45 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW
4/6, 3:45-4:00 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW
4/6, 4:00-4:15 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW
4/6, 4:15-4:30 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 2  -  REGISTER NOW
4/6, 4:30-4:45 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW
4/6, 4:45-5:00 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW

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LIGHTNING RESUME REVIEW -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: Meet with a Career Consultant for a 15 minute feedback session on your resume. Great preparation for the fair!

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
What to Bring: Printed copy of your resume
4/7, 4:00-4:15 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW
4/7, 4:15-4:30 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW
4/7, 4:30-4:45 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW
4/7, 4:45-5:00 p.m.  -  Seats Open: 3  -  REGISTER NOW

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THINKING ABOUT GRADUATE SCHOOL? -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: Come to this workshop to learn more about how to research graduate schools, factors to keep in mind when choosing a program, and what the application process usually looks like.

Monday, April 25, 2016, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 30
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BECOMING A LICENSED TEACHER AND AN ALUM -- for K-12 Educators
Overview: Before you head off to life's next adventure, we're offering one more workshop that will cover an overview of the licensing renewal and PDP process for teachers as well as the many ongoing resources the Career Center will continue to offer you as SoE alum.

Monday, May 23, 2016, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: L138, Education Building
Seats Open: 31
REGISTER NOW

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EVENTS
CAREER CENTER OPEN HOUSE FOR STUDENTS -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: Join us in our new location in L107 of the Education Building as we showcase information about our office. The open house will feature snacks and beverages, information stations highlighting job search preparation workshops and events, highlights of the career fairs, information about school-wide career events, and free giveaways for the first 100 students.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:30-5:30 p.m.
Location: L107, Education Building

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FUTURE CREATIVE & HEALTH PROFESSIONALS RECEPTION & RESOURCES -- for ALL School of Education Students
Overview: Join us for an introduction to career services and breakout sessions covering resources and career opportunities for those graduating in 2016 in one of the creative or health related majors in the School of Education.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: 159 Education Building
Seats Open: 199
REGISTER NOW

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SPECIAL EDUCATION ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEWS -- for K-12 Educators
Overview: Cindy Dennis, Principal of Lakeview Elementary School in the School District of South Milwaukee will conduct on-campus interviews for special education positions in an elementary school setting. To request an interview time, email career-center@education.wisc.edu. When emailing, attach a copy of your résumé and indicate any time limitations that you have between the hours of 3 and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6. Interviews will be scheduled and teacher candidates will be notified of the scheduled time. Deadline for requesting an interview is April 1.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: L107 Education Building

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WERF -- for K-12 Educators
Overview: Come and meet with representatives from Wisconsin K-12 districts and other districts from around the country to learn about available teaching opportunities. Find information on this event, including how to sign-up and a list of attending districts here: http://services.education.wisc.edu/werf

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Monona Terrace

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CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH A CAREER CONSULTANT
When? Anytime! Reasons to meet with us: resume/cover letter review, mock interviews, questions and to gather information regarding your individual search/situation as well to learn more about any of the above topics. Ways to contact us:

Phone: 608-262-1755
E-mail: career-center@education.wisc.edu
In person: L107 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

*If you would like to work directly with a career consultant, we recommend making an appointment.

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